1999 songs

Here are the songs of 1999. The good, the bad, the rock, the roll, the classical and the heavy. It's all about the music and it's all about what was around in 1999.
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  1. My Best Friend

    My Best Friend (1999)

    6,135 views

    "My Best Friend" is a song written by Aimee Mayo and Bill Luther, and performed by American country music singer Tim McGraw that reached the top of the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart. It was released in October 1999 as the third single from his CD A Place in the Sun.


  2. You Had Me from Hello

    You Had Me from Hello (1999)

    4,301 views

    "You Had Me from Hello" is a song co-written and performed by American country music artist Kenny Chesney. It was released in April 1999 as the second single from Chesney's album Everywhere We Go. The song reached number one on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) chart. Chesney wrote the song with Skip Ewing.


  3. 'whats Your Fantasy'

    'whats Your Fantasy' (2000)

    3,642 views

    "What's Your Fantasy" is the lead single from the Ludacris album Back for the First Time (released by Def Jam South on December 31, 2000). It debuted at #89 on September 30, 2000, entered the Top 100 on November 4, and peaked at #21 on December 16. The original version features Disturbing tha Peace member Shawnna, who is featured in the tenth. The single was also included on Ludacris's first independent album Incognegro, and on the soundtrack for the 2001 comedy film How High. "What's Your Fantasy", as the name implies, is focused around the narration of explicit sexual fantasies. In addition to discussion of sexual intercourse and fellatio, Ludacris hints at cunnilingus and role-playing in the song.


  4. I Want It That Way

    I Want It That Way (1999)

    3,158 views

    "I Want It That Way" is a song by American boy band Backstreet Boys, released as the lead single from their third studio album, Millennium (1999). It was written by Max Martin and Andreas Carlsson, while Martin and Kristian Lundin produced it. The pop ballad talks about a relationship that’s troubled by matters of emotional or physical distance.


  5. Show Me The Meaning Of Being Lonely

    Show Me The Meaning Of Being Lonely (1999)

    2,790 views

    "Show Me the Meaning of Being Lonely" is a song by American boy band Backstreet Boys, taken from their third studio album, Millennium (1999). Written by Max Martin and Herbie Crichlow, with production by Martin and Kristian Lundin, "Show Me the Meaning of Being Lonely" is a sad, pop and R&B ballad, with Latin pop influences, about missing someone that you love and asking the meaning of living a lonely life.


  6. Be With You

    Be With You (1999)

    2,429 views

    "Be with You" ("Sólo me importas tú" in Spanish countries) is a dance/pop song performed by singer Enrique Iglesias. It was co-written by Iglesias and, produced by Mark Taylor and Brian Rawling, the team responsible for Cher's hit song "Believe". Iglesias once stated that he initially came up with the lyrics of the song while taking a break from recording in London's Hyde Park. The song was released as the second single from Iglesias' debut English album, Enrique, in 2000. The song was successful, particularly in the U.S where it was Iglesias' second #1 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Dance Recording.until 2014, The Song has sold more than 40 Million Copies.


  7. When I Said I Do

    When I Said I Do (1999)

    1,690 views

    "When I Said I Do" is a song written by American country music singer Clint Black, and recorded by Black and his wife Lisa Hartman Black as a duet. It was released in August 1999 as the first single from Black's album D'lectrified. The song reached the top of the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart and the Canadian RPM Country Tracks chart. It also peaked at number 31 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, making it a crossover hit. It is one of only two chart singles for Lisa Hartman Black.


  8. Bye Bye Bye

    Bye Bye Bye (2000)

    1,709 views

    "Bye Bye Bye" is a song by American boy band 'N Sync from their second studio album No Strings Attached. It was released on January 11, 2000 by Jive Records as the lead single of the album. It is the first song on the album. The song was written and produced by Kristian Lundin and Jake Schulze, with additional production by Andreas Carlsson. "Bye Bye Bye" is a pop song, with elements of dance-pop. Its lyrics describe the end of a romantic relationship; it was reported to also reference the group's separation from their manager Lou Pearlman and their record label RCA Records. This song was also featured on the 2001 American compilation album Now That's What I Call Music! 6.


  9. If You're Gone

    If You're Gone (2000)

    1,571 views

    "If You're Gone" is the title of a song by the rock band Matchbox Twenty. It was released in October 2000 as the second single off Mad Season. The song, written by Matchbox Twenty frontman Rob Thomas, became a hit on adult contemporary radio, spending two weeks at #1 on the Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks chart. It also reached #5 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart, the band's second best-ranking song, preceded by the single "Bent" from the same album. Rob Thomas never dreamed of the song going out on an album, let alone being a huge success. The horn-driven outro of "If You're Gone" borrows heavily (note for note) from "When the Rainbow Comes" by World Party from their 1990 release Goodbye Jumbo.


  10. Bailamos

    Bailamos (1998)

    1,646 views

    "Bailamos" (English: "We Dance") is a Latin pop song from singer Enrique Iglesias, sung in Spanglish. It was the debut single of Iglesias in the English-language market, and attained immense success, reaching the No. 1 spot in the Billboard Hot 100.


  11. Larger Than Life

    Larger Than Life (1999)

    1,579 views

    "Larger than Life" is a song by boy band Backstreet Boys, released as the second single from their third studio album, Millennium (1999). It was written by band member Brian Littrell with Max Martin and Kristian Lundin, while Lundin also produced it. The song is a "thank you" for their fans's encouragement and devotion. Music critics praised its memorable melody, singalong lyrics and the band's vocal performance. It was also on Blender list of the 500 Greatest Songs Since You Were Born.


  12. Don't Know Why

    Don't Know Why (2001)

    1,461 views

    "Don't Know Why" is a song written by Jesse Harris which originally appeared on his 1999 album, Jesse Harris & the Ferdinandos. It was the second single by Norah Jones from her breakthrough 2002 album Come Away with Me. Although Jones's version only peaked at number thirty on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, it was a critical success for her that helped establish her as a respected new artist, and subsequently her album sold extremely well. The single went on to win three Grammy Awards in 2003 for "Record of the Year", "Song of the Year", and "Best Female Pop Vocal Performance". It remains Jones's biggest hit single in the USA to date, and her only one to reach the Top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100. The single was also a hit internationally and reached Top 10 in several countries. The song charted at 459 in Blender magazine's 500 Greatest Songs Since You Were Born.


  13. What I Need to Do

    What I Need to Do (1999)

    1,512 views

    "What I Need To Do" is a song written by Tom Damphier and Bill Luther, and recorded by American country music artist Kenny Chesney. It was released in January 2000 as the fourth and final single from Chesney's album Everywhere We Go. It peaked at number 8 in the United States, and number 13 in Canada in 2000.


  14. He Didn't Have to Be

    He Didn't Have to Be (1999)

    1,308 views

    "He Didn't Have to Be" is a song co-written and recorded by American country music artist Brad Paisley. It was released in August 1999 as the second single from his debut album, Who Needs Pictures. It became his first Number One single in December 1999, holding the top spot for one week.


  15. Swear It Again

    Swear It Again (1999)

    1,161 views

    "Swear It Again" is a song by Irish boy band Westlife, released as the first single from their debut album Westlife. It peaked at number one in the UK Singles Chart for two weeks in May 1999. It moved to 182,000 units in the first two weeks of its release and spent 13 weeks on the charts. This made it the first of fourteen UK number-one singles. To date, it is Westlife's only single to have charted in the U.S., peaking at number 20 and number 75 on the Billboard Hot 100 Year End Chart in 2000. The song was performed live on Miss Teen USA 2000. The single has sold over 365,000 copies to date in the UK and the US and also achieved gold status there.


  16. You Shouldn't Kiss Me Like This

    You Shouldn't Kiss Me Like This (2004)

    1,209 views

    "You Shouldn't Kiss Me Like This" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Toby Keith. It is the ninth track on his 1999 album How Do You Like Me Now?! and was released as the fourth and final single from the album in October 2000. The song reached Number One on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) charts. It also peaked at number 32 on Billboard Hot 100.


  17. Cowboy Take Me Away

    Cowboy Take Me Away (1999)

    1,227 views

    "Cowboy Take Me Away" is a song written by Martie Seidel and Marcus Hummon, and recorded by American country music group Dixie Chicks. It was released in November 1999 as the second single from their album Fly. The song's title is derived from a famous slogan used in commercials for Calgon bath and beauty products. It reached number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles and Tracks chart in February 2000.


  18. Without You

    Without You (1999)

    1,238 views

    "Without You" is a song written by Eric Silver and Natalie Maines, and recorded by American country music group Dixie Chicks. It was released in August 2000 as the fifth single from their album Fly. In January 2001, it hit number one on the U.S. country singles chart. It also reached number 31 on the Billboard Hot 100.


  19. The Way I Am

    The Way I Am (1980)

    1,075 views

    "The Way I Am" is a song written by Sonny Throckmorton, and recorded by American country music artist Merle Haggard. It was released in March 1980 as the first single and title track from his album The Way I Am. The song reached number 2 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart and number 1 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada.


  20. Let's Get Loud

    Let's Get Loud (1999)

    1,045 views

    "Let's Get Loud" is a song recorded by American entertainer Jennifer Lopez for her debut studio album On the 6 (1999). Originally written by the song's co-writer Gloria Estefan for herself, she felt as if the song was too similar to her previous material and passed it onto Lopez. Estefan, who co-wrote the song alongside Kike Santander, stated that she would have "more fun with it" and would put "a new spin" on it. "Let's Get Loud" is often regarded as Lopez's signature song.


  21. You Can Do It

    You Can Do It (2000)

    1,056 views

    "You Can Do It" is a single by Ice Cube released from the Next Friday soundtrack. The songs features Ice Cube's Westside Connection bandmate Mack 10, as well as female rapper, Ms. Toi.


  22. Party Up

    Party Up (1999)

    1,053 views

    "Party Up (Up in Here)" is a song by American hip hop recording artist DMX, released as the second single from his third album ...And Then There Was X (1999) and is his highest charting and most successful single ever. There are three versions of the song: an explicit/album version; a censored album version, and a radio/video edit version. The song was voted number 56 on VH1's 100 Greatest Songs of the '00s.


  23. Born To Make You Happy

    Born To Make You Happy (1999)

    1,124 views

    "Born to Make You Happy" is a song recorded by American singer Britney Spears for her debut studio album, ...Baby One More Time (1999). It was released on December 6, 1999, by Jive Records, as the fourth single from the album. Before recording the song, Spears had to ask the writers of the song, Andreas Carlsson and Kristian Lundin, to re-write it, since it was a sexual song. The singer first recorded her vocals in March 1998, and re-recorded them later on the same year. The dance-pop and teen pop song alludes to a relationship that a woman desires to correct, not quite understanding what went wrong, as she comes to realize that she was "born to make [her lover] happy".


  24. The One

    The One (1999)

    1,140 views

    "The One" is the fourth and final single from the Backstreet Boys' hit album Millennium.


  25. Margaritaville

    Margaritaville (1977)

    1,045 views

    "Margaritaville" is a 1977 song by American popular music singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett from the album Changes in Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes. This song was written about a drink Buffett discovered at Lung's Cocina del Sur restaurant on Anderson Lane in Austin, Texas, and the first huge surge of tourists who descended on Key West, Florida around that time. He wrote most of the song that night at a friend's house in Austin, and finished it while spending time in Key West. In the United States "Margaritaville" reached number eight on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, and went to number one on the Easy Listening chart, also peaking at #13 on the Hot Country Songs chart. Billboard ranked it number 14 on its 1977 Pop Singles year-end chart. It remains Buffett's highest charting solo single.


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